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Ten former St. Tammany Parish deputies accuse sheriff of wrongful termination

Christopher Mobley Jul. 1, 2017, 10:00am

Ten former St. Tammany Parish deputies are suing their former employer, Sheriff Randy Smith, after being terminated from their positions.

Man alleges St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office removed wound vacuum

Lhalie Castillo May 8, 2017, 5:13am

NEW ORLEANS – A pre-trial detainee alleges he was not provided proper medical care while in custody.

Civil-rights lawsuit against St. Tammany Sheriff's Office dismissed in federal court

Charmaine Little Mar. 31, 2017, 8:29pm

NEW ORLEANS — The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office is pleased after a judge recently dismissed a civil-rights lawsuit against it following a New Orleans man’s claims that he was physically attacked during an arrest.

Jail-beating lawsuit settled by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office

Glenn Minnis Mar. 17, 2017, 8:38am

SLIDELL — A prisoner in a Louisiana jail has reached an out-of-court settlement with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office after charging a since fired deputy officer with viciously attacking him in an unprovoked incident while he was handcuffed.

Law prof: Excessive use of force cases made more difficult by Supreme Court ruling

Jamie Kelly Jul. 9, 2016, 7:03pm

NEW ORLEANS—The father of a man shot and killed by St. Tammany Parish deputies in October has sued the sheriff’s office, claiming excessive force, but a  2014 U.S. Supreme Court decision might make his case difficult to win. 

Legal expert thinks government overstepped its bounds in St. Tammany DA's conviction

Russell Boniface May 23, 2016, 2:30pm

NEW ORLEANS – Dane Ciolino, a professor at Loyola University New Orleans Law School, believes the conviction of St. Tammany District Attorney Walter Reed on state campaign finance charges is tantamount to federal overreach.

St. Tammany Parish attorney allegedly caught taking marijuana for services will retain law license

Vimbai Chikomo Nov. 27, 2015, 1:07pm

METAIRIE — The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board has concluded that an attorney originally charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana he received as payment for legal services will not lose his law license.